Food and Wine

Self CateringClifftop-Cabin-Kitchen

Huon Bush Retreats allows for self catering. We have a small kiosk open 830-10.30am or by appointment. Huon Valley food and wine information can be found on the Huon Valley Escapes website.

Being a “retreat” we are 10km from the nearest supermarket. You can pick up supplies on your way at:

  • Huonville full size national chain supermarket
  • Huonville Salamanca Fresh supermarket which stocks a range of quality Tasmanian and Huon Valley specialities as well as local fresh vegetables etc.
  • Ranelagh General Store is the closest store for takeaways.

Cabin kitchens are equipped with a full gas range, pots and pans, baking trays, cheese grater, hand utensils, plates and cutlery. There is no microwave but these is a full sized gas oven.


Room ServiceDinner platter for two people

The following are usually available as room service but as we get ingredients fresh, it must be booked at least 24 hours in advance. Organic, free range and local product is used when possible. Depending on availability, another quality product might be substituted.

Gourmet Platter: Cost: $85 for two people

Selection of Tasmanian cheeses, dips and olives, bread and crackers. Roasted tomatoes, stuffed mushrooms, roast potatoes, free range chicken, smoked salmon, salad greens, fruit. (Example picture, exact ingredients vary with seasonal availability)

Breakfast Hamper: Cost: $30 for two people

Muesli, milk, yoghurt, juice, bread, fruit, free range eggs, butter, tea, coffee, sugar, oil. (Example picture, exact ingredients vary according to availability.)


Events Catering

Other meals and catering for:events 5.body

  • Events of up to 50 people at our Outdoor Entertainment Area.
  • Meetings of up to 20 people in Wallaby Grassland Cabin

Menu is by discussion with us. We are not a licensed venue so bring your own alcohol as required

Sample menu for a 2 day conference,
$185 per person

Meal Brief description  Cost per person 
Day 1 Morning tea Scones, jam, cream, tea, coffee, juice  $                    15.00
Packed Lunch Packed lunch for walk to Mt Misery:
Sandwiches, muslie bar, fruit, juice
 $                    20.00
Afternoon tea Cookies, tea, coffee, juice  $                    15.00
Dinner Starters (Cheese and dips)  $                    55.00
Roast meat (selection of beef and chicken)
or vegetarian pastry parcels
Assorted roast and steamed vegetables
Poached pears and chocolate sauce
byo alcohol as required.
 Day 2 Breakfast Muslie, yoghurt, juice, bread for toasting, jam, coffee, tea  $                    15.00
Selection of eggs, tomatoes, mushrooms, toast  $                    10.00
Morning tea Scones, jam, cream, tea, coffee, juice  $                    15.00
Lunch Soup, quiche, salad  $                    25.00
Afternoon tea Cookies, tea, coffee, juice  $                    15.00


Eating Outevents-catering

  • Home Hill Winery provides exquisite dining and wine tasting on the edge of the vineyard (8km)
  • Huon Manor Restaurant serves delicious quality food in a magnificent federation house at affordable prices. They specialise in local seafood and wines and are situated next to the Huon River (10km)
  • Great fish and chips from the Huon River Punt. Dine inside on the river or Al Fresco on the new Upper Deck (10km)
  • A range of takeaways (fish and chips, pizza, Chinese, chicken etc) (10 km)
  • Cosmopolitan range of restaurants and cafés situated in the very charming nearby towns of Franklin (15km) and Cygnet (30km)

More information about Huon Valley Dining is on the Huon Valley Escapes Website.